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Issue 5 | Stripes: Fall in Line Cowl & Scarf

About the Pattern: ​Fall is that time of the year when Nature puts on a wonderful colour show for us. This scarf is inspired by fall colours.This pattern can be used to create either a scarf, with optional fringe, or a cowl.  Instructions are given in full for both options. 𝗗𝗲𝘀𝗶𝗴𝗻𝗲𝗿: Vimala Vignesh of Viva Designs   […]

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Issue 5 | Stripes: Lightning Shawl

About the Pattern: ​Having watched with some delight the interest in Brioche Lace patterns grow over the last few months, I decided it would be fun to figure out how some of these effects are achieved and after about half an hour of experiments and some determination not to buy a book etc. I realised that […]

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Issue 1: Lace is Retiring

​Only a short time before Issue 1 is no longer available to purchase. 03 Days 05 Hours 02 Minutes 25 Seconds ISsue 1 has now retired and is no longer available to purchase. ​Buy Now Before It’s Gone! There has been so much love and support for this issue, it encouraged me to continue on […]

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Crochet Round the Front Post

​​​​​How to create those loooong legs in crochet? Backed with solid stitches but very long legs that seem to cross multiple rows or rounds of your work, you know the ones…. This is created using the Round the Front Post technique.  You see these stitches used in crochet cables and often as an option for ribbing. This […]

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Issue 5 | Stripes: Lillium Shawl

About the Pattern: The Lillium Shawl accidentally evolved while trying a unique construction. The worked up stitches look like building blocks ascending from one side and descending on the other. Imagine Lego bricks stacking up on top of each other starting from the centre block extending a new block each side as you increase the hight, building ontop […]

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Great Grids in Crochet

​​​​​Today’s video tutorial shows you how to create ​great grids. Open work with a squared off look, often used in shawls and blankets for a lighter feel and giving the easiest lace look out there.   This stitch is used in our ​free Crochet Pattern ​”Popcorn at the Movies Shawl”. Note:  Links in the ‘What I Used’ […]

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Errata

On this page you will find any errors (erratum) we identify with yarnpeople printed issues.  Errors in digital copies are corrected and re-issued via Ravelry.  Print Issues are not so simply dealt with and we provide all details here. Should you find an error within a printed copy of yarnpeople please contact Karen@yarnpeople.co.uk so we […]

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Easy Magic Circle in Crochet

A simple video tutorial showing you how to create that sometimes confusing Magic Circle. A magic circle is an expandable, or shirinkable circle used to begin a spiral or circular design.  It is often used in the centre of a pentagonal shape for a blanket motif for example. Perfect for a tight start to a hat, […]

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How to Use QR Codes

​We use the square QR codes in the print copies of yarnpeople for your digital download copies of ​all the individual patterns and a digital version of the magazine. A QR code is a square collection of dots which most mobile phones and pad devices can automatically recognised and ask if you wish to open the […]

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Issue 5 | Stripes: 2 Way Gloves

About the Pattern: ​This Glove is ideal for a busy person that still wants to keep warm while active with easy use of the fingers.  It is adorned with big puffs and can be worn in two different ways as desired. Petals, Stripes, Colourwork and Puffs an excellent introduction into a  wide range of new techniques for […]

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